building error on windows

xiaochu liu xiaochu112233 at
Tue Apr 3 02:39:18 EDT 2012

I tried the development steps in

I downloaded and extracted everything correctly as the instruction tells
me. However, it shows an error message when I execute "building pidgin"
this step.

 gcc: The -mno-cygwin flag has been removed; use a mingw-targeted

../libpurple/win32/rules.mak:4: recipe for target `account.o' failed
make[1]: *** [account.o] Error 1
Makefile.mingw:83: recipe for target `all' failed
make: *** [all] Error 2

 In the 83th line of Makefile.mingw, it is as following:


I checked the environment variables in
E:\devel\pidgin-devel\pidgin-2.7.11\libpurple\win32\global.mak ,
$PURPLE_TOP $MINGW_MAKEFILE are declared clearly there. Do you have any
idea of this mistake?

(I build it in Cygwin, Windows, following the instructions in the link
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